For extension developers and people interested in the latest bugfixes, you can compile the driver from the latest source code on » Github. Run the following commands to clone and build the project:
$ git clone https://github.com/arnaud-lb/php-rdkafka.git $ cd php-rdkafka $ phpize $ ./configure $ make all -j 5 $ sudo make install
The last step will report where rdkafka.so has been installed, similar to:
Installing shared extensions: /usr/lib/php/extensions/debug-non-zts-20151012/
Ensure that the extension_dir option in php.ini points to the directory where rdkafka.so was installed. You can query the option by running:
$ php -i | grep extension_dir extension_dir => /usr/lib/php/extensions/debug-non-zts-20151012 => /usr/lib/php/extensions/debug-non-zts-20151012
If the directories differ, either change extension_dir in php.ini or manually move rdkafka.so to the correct directory.
Add the following line to your php.ini file: